March/April 2005

March/April 2005

Volume: 
23
Issue: 
4
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2005 to Saturday, April 30, 2005

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Issue Articles

The following articles from this issue are available online:

Title Category
What Do You Do When You Fall Behind?

I have learned through the years to fully rest in God and trust His plans for our school.

Encouragement, Faith
The Value of the Homeschool Conference

Cheer up! Homeschool conference season is just around the corner!

Homeschool conferences are a great place to learn what went wrong and to share the excitement of what went right during your homeschooling year. You can learn how to get better organized, find new answers to puzzling problems, grow encouraged and do what homeschooling moms love to do most—shop for new school materials!

Encouragement, Support, Conferences
How to Fail at Homeschooling in Three Easy Steps

As I have reflected on that time in our lives, I have come to realize that I took three basic steps to becoming a homeschool failure. My hope is that, in sharing my mistakes, I will speak to the heart of some other mother who finds herself gazing a little too fondly at the big yellow school bus.

Encouragement, Reasons to Homeschool
Ten Reasons You Should Attend the NCHE Annual Conference

by Amelia Harper and Deborah Wuehler

1. You can gain new ideas and find creative resources. Many vendors reveal new products at the conference. You will find ideas that you have never seen!

Conferences
They Call Her Blessed

It can be a hectic lifestyle, one that can chase the sanity from even the sanest individual, the patience from the most long-suffering saint and the serenity from the calmest person. It is often a demanding job, a thankless occupation and an overwhelming mission. So, I penned the following words of tribute to my wife, Karen, and in fact, as a tribute to all homeschool moms.

Encouragement, Mothers
Hal’s about It: Happy and We Know It

But for most of us, this is the life. It’s hard work: bothersome at times, downright troublesome days, but generally speaking—a life we’ve chosen and can’t imagine trading.

I discovered a pattern in much of the educational and policy research that confirms homeschoolers’ commitment and satisfaction.

From the President, Encouragement, Reasons to Homeschool
Outside the Greenhouse

There is nothing like the protection that a family can provide as we raise little ones to maturity in the greenhouse of home education. It is a safe place that nurtures these children like olive plants (Psalm 128:3) as they grow up.

Empty Nest, Encouragement, Faith, Family Life